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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
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Laborfest: WPA Bus Tour
Date Saturday July 16
Time 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium - 99 Grove St., Civic Center, San Francisco. Civic Center BART/Muni Metro.
Event Type Other
Organizer/Author
WPA Bus Tour ($20.00)
With Gray Brechin & Harvey Smith
Join Gray Brechin and Harvey Smith as they travel through history on a bus tour of historic sites built by unionized labor. You will learn about the major contribution workers made during the depression era of the New Deal program. They will discuss 75 years of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Please be aware that the tour will take about 5 hours depending on the traffic and the discussions.
Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium, between the City Hall and the Main Library.
Reservation required:
Send e-mail: laborfest [at] laborfest.net or call: (415) 642-8066, and leave your name, # of reservations and phone number (to get back to you in case of any changes. )
Make reservation, then send check to: LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, SF, CA 94140
(Sandwiches and drinks will be available)
Bus will return to Civic Center.
Tour lasts about 5 hours.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm#2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_Progress_Administration
http://graybrechin.net/
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 16th, 2011 6:16 AM
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